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Russian nurse punished for wearing bra & panties only under a transparent PPE gown

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A Russian nurse has been suspended from the hospital she was working after she entered a male covid-19 ward wearing only bra and panties under a see-through personal protective equipment (PPE). The […]

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Survey on socio-economic impact of Covid-19 on households

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Recently, Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) conducted a survey with the objective of assessing the impact of Covid-19 on housing, health, transport and labour market. The survey was implemented using Computer […]

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Former England and Arsenal defender Kenny Sansom is hospitalised

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Former England and Gunners defender Kenny Sansom has been hospitalised after falling sick. The 61-year-old’s hospitalisation was confirmed on his Twitter account on Friday, with coronavirus ruled out as the cause. No […]

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Covid-19: Lessons on preparedness

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In Kenya coronavirus has taught us a number of lessons:  Our elected leaders should focus of developing the capacity of our healthcare system considering that during crisis such as pandemics they have […]

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Real Madrid return to training ahead of Laliga restart

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Real Madrid’s players returned to training on Monday ahead of the planned resumption of La liga in June. Madrid players were tested for Covid-19 last week and they arrived at Valdebebas to […]

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Covid-19 can enter the body through the eyes

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Experts from John Hopkins University School of Medicine have produced a report indicating that Covid-19 can gain entry into the human body through the eyes. This is because the eyes contain a […]

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Global leaders and donors pledge billions for Covid-19 vaccine development and treatment

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Pledges to an excess of $8 billion have been made by leaders globally towards the development of Covid-19 vaccine. This fund will also be used for treatment and diagnosis of the virus. […]

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Covid-19 found in men’s semen

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Chinese researchers have discovered that Covid-19 can persist beyond patients recovery. This now raises the concerns that Covid-19 may be a sexually transmitted disease. A team of medical researchers based at Shangqiu […]

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Protests in Nairobi over demolition of informal houses

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Traffic flow on Outering road was interrupted on Friday morning after Kariobangi residents took to the streets following their eviction on Monday The protesters lit bonfires and engaged the police in running […]

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World Health Organization warns Coronavirus could kill 190,000 people in Africa

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WHO has warned that Covid-19 could kill up to 190,000 people in Africa in the first year if control measures put in place fail to work. The numbers would overpower the available […]

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Top scientist predicts that we may live with Covid-19 for a long time, let us learn to live with it

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Dr David Nabarro, one of the top scientists working for the Imperial College in London and a special envoy to the World Health Organization has predicted that the restrictions we have in […]

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CJ David Maraga swears in 3 new SRC, TSC commissioners

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Chief Justice David Maraga on Monday presided over the swearing-in of three new members of the Salaries and Remuneration Commission and the Teachers Service Commission at the Supreme Court. Maraga called on […]

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Hairdressers in Germany have reopened but you’ve to book an appointment

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After six weeks of lockdown, German hairdressers have opened their businesses but now you must fill a questionnaire in order to get an hair cut. This is occasioned by the huge demand […]

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France extends Covid-19 emergency till July

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On Saturday, France extended the emergency brought about by Covid-19 outbreak to 24 July.  This extension was made by Olivier Veran, the Minister for Health. The health emergency began on 24th March […]

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US authorities has approved a drug for treatment of Covid-19

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the USA has officially authorized the use of Remdesivir for treatment of Covid-19. This drug was first tested on treatment of Ebola in Democratic Republic […]

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UK Businessman plans to launch a legal challenge against UK government over lockdown

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Simon Dolan, 50, one of the richest UK businessmen is planning to launch a legal challenge against UK government because of the covid-19 lockdown measures which he calls ‘draconian.’ He expects the […]

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US federal government orders 100,000 body bags

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According to NBC News, the USA federal government has ordered an excess of 100,000 body bags.  The federal government also opened up bidding for supply of 200 refrigerated trailers (53-feet long) to […]

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Robots launched to serve Covid-19 patients in Tokyo hotel

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Tokyo Metropolitan Government has commissioned two robots to serve patients quarantined in local hotels including Apa Hotel and resort. This is one of the 5 hotels in Tokyo City where Covid-19 patients […]

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Remdesivir: a promising cure for Covid-19

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Currently, there is a race to produce a cure against Covid-19. There are many drug manufacturers racing against time to produce a successful candidate. The World Health Organization has indicated that there […]

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Manchester United extend Ighalo’s loan until January 2021

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Manchester United have extended Odion Ighalo’s loan at the club until the end of January. The 30-year-old joined the Red Devils in January on loan from Chinese side Shangai Shenhua. The initial […]

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Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has tested positive for coronavirus

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Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has tested positive for Covid-19. ‘’I didn’t have any symptoms, I decided to take a test as I was planning to visit the frontline,’’ Mr Pashinyan said […]

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